Just in! The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship will hold a hearing on January 24 at 10:30 am ET to consider Linda McMahon's nomination to head SBA → [ Owl.li Link ]

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"Martin Luther King Jr. understood that as we advance civil rights we have to advance economic rights." SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet #MLKDay
SBA works with a number of local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses. Find a mentor → [ Sba.gov Link ]
January is National Mentoring Month. SCORE Corpus Christi, Counselors to America's Small Business is proud to serve the Coastal Bend community with free, confidential, business mentoring for those who currently own a business or those even thinking of starting a business. #SBA_LRGV #MentoringMonth #southtexas #corpuschristi #entrepreneur
“Since President Obama took office, SBA has supported over $3.7 billion in financing to more than 5,000 franchises across the South Central Region’s five states,” said Regional Administrator Yolanda Garcia Olivarez during welcome remarks to kick off Franchise Expo South at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, Jan. 12.

According to Franchise Expo officials, more than...
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Here's what the co-founder of Qualcomm had to say about the future. Interesting insights from someone who was instrumental in commercializing mobile technology.
Creating the right culture at your business can be critical to future growth. Here's how Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs set his company on the right path.
Ready to Learn about Franchising?

The SBA Dallas/Fort Worth District Office would like to invite you to join us and our Resource partners, lenders and other entrepreneurial stakeholders at the Franchise EXPO South on January 12-14, 2017 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, TX.

Yolanda Olivarez, Regional Administrator and Herbert Austin, District Director will kick things...
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National Small Business Week award nominations are due TODAY by 3:00 pm ET. Get your nomination in → #DreamSmallBiz
Are you SBA's next winner ? Submit your National Small Business Week award nomination by tomorrow, January 10 before 3:00 pm ET ➡ #DreamSmallBiz
Happy National Technology Day! SBA's Small Business Technology Coalition has tools to help you start, grow and manage a business → [ Owl.li Link ] #TechnologyDay
Join SBA's Twitter chat with 30+ organizations to help you take your business to the next level. Follow/join the conversation with #SBAchat.
Here's how the co-founder of Qualcomm recovered from failure in his business career.
Did you know that the average SBA microloan is about $13,000? Get the details → [ Owl.li Link ] #NewYearNewBiz
Attention All Entrepreneurs Across the Southeast! Nominate your favorite entrepreneur today for National Small Business Week! Deadline is fast approaching on January 10th! Visit your local SBA district office website for additional local award nomination info- don't miss this great opportunity!
Ever wonder how a small business turns into a very large business? Here's how Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs did it with SBA assistance.
Is your goal to start a business in 2017? Answer these 20 questions before you get started → [ Owl.li Link ] #NewYearNewBiz
Thinking about starting a business in 2017? Follow these 10 steps → [ Owl.li Link ] #NewYearNewBiz
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